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Salute Reviews

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July 11, 2012
Fascinating, well constructed and extremely moving.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 12, 2012
A moving and worthwhile tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 10, 2012
A comprehensive, well-structured deconstruction of an important socio-political moment.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 21, 2008
This wonderful humanitarian story -- especially relevant on the eve of the Beijing Olympics -- deserves to be told and it's a bit of a surprise it hasn't been told before, while Peter Norman was still alive.
July 10, 2012
An affectionate and affecting tribute.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 8, 2012
A powerful and poignant theme, but Salute would perhaps have worked better as a TV documentary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 22, 2008
The film makes excellent use of archival footage and has a heartwarming, spirited atmosphere, but also tends toward repetitiveness.
July 18, 2008
On one level, it is a story of real idealism, the youthful sort that the Olympics are supposed to be about; on another, it's about the corruption and betrayal of those ideals in the way the Olympics are actually run.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 16, 2008
This wonderful humanitarian story -- especially relevant on the eve of the Beijing Olympics -- deserves to be told and it's a bit of a surprise it hasn't been told before, while Peter Norman was still alive.
July 3, 2012
A valuable reminder of how athletes can take a courageous stand.
July 12, 2012
The IOC furthers its reputation for frigid pomposity in Matt Norman's documentary about black-power-saluting athletes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 13, 2012
Powerful stuff, remembering what happened afterwards in America and Australia and also that dozens of Mexican protesters were killed by the police at the time.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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